Cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between energy intake and BMI z-score in European children

Antje Hebestreit, Gianvincenzo Barba, Stefaan De Henauw, Gabriele Eiben, Charalampos Hadjigeorgiou, Éva Kovács, Vittorio Krogh, Luis A. Moreno, Valeria Pala, Toomas Veidebaum, Maike Wolters, Claudia Börnhorst

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Abstract

Background: Evidence for the effect of dietary energy on BMI z-scores in young children is limited. We aim to investigate cross-sectional and longitudinal effects of daily energy intake (EI) on BMI z-scores of European boys and girls considering growth-related height dependencies of EI using residual EI. Methods: To investigate cross-sectional and longitudinal effects of daily energy intake (EI) on BMI z-scores of European boys and girls considering growth-related height dependencies of EI using residual EI. Methods: Subjects were children aged 2-

Original languageEnglish
Article number23
JournalInternational Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
Volume13
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 16 2016

Keywords

  • BMI z-score
  • Children
  • Cohort
  • Europe
  • Residual energy intake

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Nutrition and Dietetics

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